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Fire crews extinguish apartment fire in southeast Tyler

A caller reported the fire around 1:21 p.m., saying there was smoke coming from the walls of the apartment. A caller reported the fire around 1:21 p.m., saying there was smoke coming from the walls of the apartment.
TYLER, TX (KLTV) -

Fire crews extinguished a two-alarm fire at Kensington Place Apartments at 4400 Paluxy Drive in Tyler on Monday afternoon.

A caller reported the fire around 1:21 p.m., saying there was smoke coming from the walls of the apartment.

According to the Tyler Fire Department, 10 units responded to the scene. No injuries were reported and a small pet was resuscitated by firefighters using a specialized air mask. Four apartments suffered heavy smoke damage and the occupants of those apartments are currently displaced. The American Red Cross was notified to provided assistance to those residents. 

Officials believe the fire started between the walls of two apartments and the Tyler Fire Marshal's Office is investigating to determine exactly what started the fire.

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